7 Questions With an LIS Professor: R. David Lankes

7 Questions With an LIS Professor: R. David Lankes

(Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of posts profiling the iSchool's Library and information Science faculty.) Want to be inspired ...

Hampton Creek is using data to find new uses for plant proteins, including making cookies!

Data Roundup: Data is in Everything...Even Your Food!

Editor's Note: Data Roundup is a regular feature on Information Space. Jobs working with data are quickly becoming available across virtually every industry. ...

Yik Yak: A Platform for Humor or Danger?

Yik Yak: A Platform for Humor or Danger?

Back in May, Information Space blogger Paul Haramis wrote an article  on the mobile app Yik Yak in which he predicted that it was “going to be ...

Tiny radio shown next to a penny. Image via wired.com.

Future Tools of IoT: Miniaturized Radios

In the recent four-part series, #SUInternetOfThings, we broke down what the Internet Of Things (IoT) is, based on a series of reports ...

Altmetrics: Using Big Data to Measure Scholarly Impact

Altmetrics: Using Big Data to Measure Scholarly Impact

One of the places where librarians really have a chance to shine in the data arena is from our understanding of various ...

7 Questions With an LIS Professor: R. David Lankes

7 Questions With an LIS

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Hampton Creek is using data to find new uses for plant proteins, including making cookies!

Data Roundup: Data is in

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Yik Yak: A Platform for Humor or Danger?

Yik Yak: A Platform for

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Tiny radio shown next to a penny. Image via wired.com.

Future Tools of IoT: Miniaturized

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Altmetrics: Using Big Data to Measure Scholarly Impact

Altmetrics: Using Big Data to

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| October 1, 2014

7 Questions With an LIS Professor: R. David Lankes

7 questions with the prof

(Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and information Science faculty.) Want to be inspired about libraries? About being a librarian? Talk to David Lankes. Dave is a speaker, a writer, a professor, and all-around inspiring person. As the author of the Atlas of New Librarianship, Dave → Read More

| October 1, 2014

Data Roundup: Data is in Everything…Even Your Food!

Hampton Creek is using data to find new uses for plant proteins, including making cookies!

Editor’s Note: Data Roundup is a regular feature on Information Space. Jobs working with data are quickly becoming available across virtually every industry. Case in point, Hampton Creek, which aims to redesign the food you eat, has hired a team that wants to catalog the behavior of every plant protein on earth. Why? Because food, → Read More

| September 30, 2014

Yik Yak: A Platform for Humor or Danger?

Yik Yak Banner

Back in May, Information Space blogger Paul Haramis wrote an article  on the mobile app Yik Yak in which he predicted that it was “going to be a passing fad.” However, the app is now more popular than ever; not only on the Syracuse University campus, but on others across the nation. Created to encourage an environment in which students could express → Read More

| September 29, 2014

Altmetrics: Using Big Data to Measure Scholarly Impact

Altmetrics logos

One of the places where librarians really have a chance to shine in the data arena is from our understanding of various measures of scholarly influence and impact. Known as bibliometrics, these measures are founded on the concept of “who cited whom” in high-quality peer-reviewed journals. Bibliometrics have been around since the 1970s, when Eugene → Read More

| September 29, 2014

Future Tools of IoT: Miniaturized Radios

tiny radio next to a penny

In the recent four-part series, #SUInternetOfThings, we broke down what the Internet Of Things (IoT) is, based on a series of reports by the Pew Research Internet Project. Over the course of four posts, we discussed the impact IoT could potentially have on our current Internet by thoroughly describing the various technological changes that may → Read More

| September 26, 2014

Nanhi Kali: Students Making a Difference at the iSchool

Nanhi Kali Syracuse logo

It is five in the evening on a Friday. Most students are exiting Hinds Hall, unwinding at the end of the week, and ready to frolic over the weekend. However, there is one group that is hard at work through the late evening. I find the Nanhi Kali board hosting an information session in a → Read More

| September 26, 2014

Women in IT: Who We Are and Why We’re Necessary

Women in Tech

In 2013, women held 26 percent of professional computing positions in the US workforce. This is a number that should, logistically speaking, be almost double what it is currently. The amount of women in Information Technology is certainly too low, but why? Let’s start uncovering the reasons behind this gender gap and figuring out how all → Read More

| September 25, 2014

Last-Minute Tips for Career Fair!

career fair

We have reached the final preparation stage for iCareer Day on Monday. At this point, you’ve already done your research and made sure your resume is ready to go. Now it’s time to focus on the event itself and how you will use it to start building your professional network. Dress for the Job You → Read More

| September 25, 2014

Technology and Culture: Social Librarians

I am a {Social} Librarian

As an online MLIS student, I tend to be online and searching about library topics quite a bit. This week, I came across an infographic designed by Library Connect (@library_connect ) and Joe Murphy (@libraryfuture) called, “I am a {Social} Librarian.” This infographic struck a chord with me for several reasons. The first is that it → Read More

| September 25, 2014

Sandbox Spotlight: Meet Braden Croy, Associate Entrepreneur in Residence

Student Sandbox Spotlight: Braden Croy

  Braden Croy wears a number of hats. As the Associate Entrepreneur in Residence at the Student Sandbox in the Tech Garden, he works on marketing, outreach, curriculum development, and partnerships among other tasks. As someone who has run his own business, Croy has the skills and business acumen to help up-and-coming student startups  grow → Read More